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The  State  of Gujarat  is  still  battling   an  outbreak   of “Coronavirus”  pandemic,  the  Government of Gujarat  has  decided  to  extend  the said  time  limit  for  providing  certain  relaxations  for  industrial  and  commercial activities  till  l 91h October 2020;
NOW, THEREFORE, in the exercise of the powers conferred by Section  5 of the  Factories   Act,   1948  (LXIII  of 1948),  the  Government of Gujarat hereby directs that all the factories registered under the  Factories  Act,   1948  shall be exempted from various provisions relating to weekly hours,  daily hours,  intervals for rest, etc. of adult workers under section  51, section  54, section  55 and section  56 with the following conditions from 20th  July till 19th October 2020,-
(1)   No adult worker shall be allowed or required to work in a factory for more than twelve hours in any day and Seventy  -two hours in any week.
(2)   The periods of work of adult workers in a factory each day shall be so fixed that no period shall exceed six hours and that no worker shall work for more than six hours before he has had an interval for rest of at least half an hour.
(3) No Female workers shall be allowed or required to work in a factory between 7:00 PM to 6:00 AM.
(4)   Wages shall be in a proportion of the existing wages.  (e.g.  If wages  for eight hours  are  100  Rupees,  then  proportionate wages  for twelve  hours  will be  150 Rupees).

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